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Autodesk Previews Enhancements for Advance Steel and Steel Connections for Revit at NASCC 2017

March 21, 2017 - in Feature, Featured, Products

Since acquiring Advance Steel in 2013, Autodesk continues to work towards better support for BIM-centric workflows for structural steel design and detailing.

Sponsored Content: One Forest, Multiple Perspectives

October 13, 2016 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

By Mary Jo Wagner With nearly 60 percent of the country––23 million hectares (56.8 million acres)––covered in trees, forestry in Sweden is big…

Engineered Solutions: Tricky Feedmill Site Requires Stormwater Conveyance System

October 10, 2016 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

By Bart Hartsfeld and Chris M. Ross, P.E. After acquiring Durbin Farms, Mar-Jac Poultry Alabama LLC planned a major expansion to build a new $25 million…

Rainwater Harvesting and Make Up Water: The Why, When, and How

Rainwater harvesting (RWH) stores rainwater for reuse to supply non-potable uses like irrigation, wash water, toilet flushing, and laundry.  During long dry periods the demand will drain the storage cistern down to a critical level where the pressurization…

McKinsey Report Addresses Infrastructure Gaps

June 17, 2016 - in Financial, Planning

The world today invests some $2.5 trillion a year on transportation, power, water, and telecommunications systems. Yet it’s not enough—and needs are only growing steeper. In a follow-up to its comprehensive 2013 report Infrastructure productivity: How…

Contech Engineered Solutions Releases a New Stormwater Design Tool

June 10, 2016 - in Products, Stormwater

Contech Engineered Solutions launched a new on-line program for designing stormwater detention and infiltration systems constructed from Contech corrugated metal pipe (CMP).  The new tool will allow engineers to quickly prepare designs for estimates and project…

BIM Processes Are Impossible to Ignore

June 6, 2016 - in Featured, Interview

The adoption of building information modeling (BIM) technologies across all architectural and engineering project types worldwide has reached an inflection point. Implementing BIM advancements is now vital for remaining competitive. This interview with Harry…

Maintaining a Safe and Secure Tunnel Infrastructure

By Urs Rufener, Security Applications Director, Siemens Building Technologies Globalization – the ongoing process by which regional economies, societies, and cultures have become integrated through a worldwide network of communication, trade and travel…

Specification Section: Steel and Steel Design/Fabrication Software

May 31, 2016 - in Steel and Steel Design

A wide range of commercial structural engineering software is available to aid designers and fabricators with the efficient and economic design of steel framed buildings and bridges. The tools encompass the property data of steel components that enable rapid…


May – June 2016 Table of Contents

May 31, 2016 - in Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS   ARTICLES Overcoming Constraints for an Important Connection By Matt Ball The Climate Response—Government Leaders Take Action, Evaluate Vulnerabilities Due to Climate Change By Nathalie Beauvais, Robert Brandon and Indrani Ghosh Don’t…